Meaning of ordonnance

or•don•nance

Pronunciation: (ôr'dn-uns Fr. ôr-dô-näns'), [key]
— pl. -don•nanc•es
  1. the arrangement or disposition of parts, as of a building, picture, or literary work.
  2. an ordinance, decree, or law.
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